And Captain Honor Harrington, Commanding Officer HMS Fearless can remember being Admiral Lady Dame Honor Alexander-Harrington, Duchess and Steadholder Harrington, Commanding Officer Grand Fleet (and exactly how she came to be that person - some of which she'd dearly love to forget). It has a dream like quality to it, but the muscle memory is there as well, because she's certainly never learnt Grayson-style fencing.
So she knows what awaits her on the other-side of the hyper wall ... and there are some things she can't change, because they've already happened - Masada still has a Peep destroyer and a battlecruiser. Admiral Courvosier is dead and the survivors of Madrigal are being tortured to death on Blackbird.
Duchess and Steadholder Harrington's instincts are a bit different from Honor's own (and she won't let all that happened to make her that woman happen) and she might as well start making the changes now. Bringing the squadron through the Alpha wall at full battle stations and smacking the Masadans LACs would make a nice first payment and not allowing Thomas Theisman's Breslau to pull off the close range missile attack at Blackbird would be a second (Admiral Alexander-Harrington liked the man, but Honor Harrington would be damned if he was going to be allowed to do that much damage to Apollo and Troubador).
The Battle of Blackbird was going to change as well - and loosing an eye protecting Benjamin Mayhew is certainly not in her plans either (but that's a dinner she still intends to make happen - she likes Grayson-that-maybe - and Benjamin's the key to that - even if the price she has to pay is picking up her Key again - that won't be much of a hardship). If she was really lucky, what's due to happen in Yeltsin's Star would end up with Tom and Alfredo in Grayson service (She really doesn't want to face either of them in battle).
Captain Honor Harrington is not sure which of Admiral Lady Dame Honor Alexander-Harrington's memories will haunt her the most - Hades, the Yawata Strike or learning who was responsible for the entire damn mess. And she's not sure if the loss of her children and her husband and wife are a price she'd have been willing to pay if anyone had bothered to ask her.
(This time, if Benjamin still gave her the Key, she was going to acquiesce graciously to Andrew La Follet's position as her personal armsman. There were other things it would be more important to fight. Once she had made sure she could still perform the same tricks with a duelling pistol, Pavel Young on the duelling grounds at Landing rather appealed, even if she did have a sneaking suspicion that she and Paul wouldn't be happening this time.)
She knows Mesa's the enemy this time. And she knows how to collapse the Solarian League.